wedding invitations: sauvie's island elopement

get ready for some gorgeous photos! i am obsessed. this shoot was shot & organized by chelsea jones photography, you remember me raving about her in one of the previous posts, right? yes - she’s amazing. 

this was one of my first styled shoots - a pretty amazing shoot for one of my first! amanda & collin had a private elopement on sauvie’s island, full with a beautiful table with a hearty spread, champagne & sparklers, and a dip in the river.

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workshop: tea bar with jasmine henderson

this was such a fun workshop! this was basically the first intro to modern calligraphy workshop i had ever done, not counting the workshop i did in 2017 with just friends. i held it at tea bar on division in southeast portland and had a lovely time meeting the ladies who came to the class! we had a relaxing morning together learning the basics of calligraphy and honing our new skills with lots of practice.

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workshop: intro to modern calligraphy at t project

it was so much fun hosting a calligraphy workshop at t project this past march. i have only hosted calligraphy workshops at tea bar so far, so it was nice to switch things up a bit and push myself out of my comfort zone.

we held the class at t project in nw portland, run by the lovely teri gelber. teri is so sweet & made me feel right at home. she is a tea expert and mixes her special tea blends by hand in her studio space that we got to work in.

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mt. hood elopement shoot with calligraphed vows: natalie & dalton

what a cute couple, right? and just catch a bit of that sun - sheesh! this shoot is one for the books. i was lucky enough to write custom vows for this cute couple, natalie & dalton, for this styled elopement shoot. i loved using paper that had deckled edges for the vows, as it adds a more personal, handmade element into the mix. i styled their vows in my signature, loose calligraphy style and i think it pairs nicely with the whole shoot.

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